Industrial Waste Heat Recovery

Course Overview

Waste heat is present in almost all industries and processes. Opportunities exist to put this waste heat to use economically in order to reduce the energy consumption in the plant.

The purpose of this course is to identify opportunities to recover waste heat, and the equipment used to recover waste heat. The process for calculating waste heat recovery will also be addressed, along with the factors that influence the feasibility of waste heat recovery.


Course Objectives & Benefits

Learning objectives

  • Be able to identify waste heat recovery opportunities within your organisation
  • Identify areas of usage for the waste heat
  • Be able to evaluate the available technologies for the heat recovery process & establish the feasibility of the proposed works


Benefits of attending this course? 

  • Reduce energy costs
  • Increase competitiveness
  • Reduce carbon emissions and environmental impacts
  • Meet environmental targets and legal requirements

Course Programme

Waste Heat Sources:

  • Steam
  • Compressed Air
  • Refrigeration
  • Flue Gases
  • Furnace/Air Stream Exhaust
  • High temperature grade Heat (Furnaces, Ovens)
  • Low Temperature grade Heat (Air conditioning)

Advantages of Waste Heat Recovery

  • Economic
  • Energy efficiency
  • IPPC

Uses for Waste heat

  • Boiler Feed Preheat
  • Low Temperature Hot Water
  • Pre-heat Combustion Air
  • Vapour Absorption refrigeration
  • Air heating

Waste Heat Recovery Technology 1

  • Recuperators
  • Economisers
  • Heat pipes
  • Regenerator

Waste Heat Recovery Technology 2

  • Thermal wheels
  • Run around coils
  • Plate heat exchangers
  • Heat pump

Waste Heat Recovery Calculations

  • How to quantify available heat (kWh)
  • Pinch Analysis
  • Typical Energy costs/construction costs
  • Pay back analysis

Factors that influence the feasibility of waste heat recovery

  • Location
  • Size of plant
  • Energy Storage

Case Studies/Exercise

More Info

Which course is best for you?

One of our Training Advisors is waiting to help you decide, call +353-(0)61-500580 or Click Here to email us.


Duration:    1 Day

Cost:           €395.00  (discounts for multiple bookings)

Location:    Limerick  

Venue:        Portal House, Raheen Business Park  

Dates:         12 June 2012

Times:         9.00am – 5.00pm

Who Should Attend

This Course is designed for Engineers, technicians and managers (from both engineering and non engineering backgrounds), who have a responsibility or interest in evaluating waste heat recovery opportunities and reducing energy consumption on their sites.

Course Requirements